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Re: Making your language sound nice

From:Michael Poxon <mike@...>
Date:Sunday, June 15, 2008, 17:01
It can still sound nice! Real-world langs have rules - not always 100%
rigid, but rules nonetheless - about permissible sounds or syllables. Just
insert a rule in your lang that doesn't permit (say) two liquids in adjacent
syllables where one of these is word-final, and another rule which resolves
this. So "chalol" which breaks the first rule thus generates the second
rule, giving (say) "chalod".
Homophony is rarely a problem because context will usually provide the
interpretation. And when it doesn't, well, you have the possibility of
word-play and jokes!


Michael Martin <masonheart@...>